Sydney Charles Legg

Rank Rifleman
Service No 9150
Date of Death 03/05/1915
Age 26
Regiment/Service London Regt. (London Rifle Brigade) 1st/5th Bn.
Memorial Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial 

Sydney Charles Legg was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire in 1889. He was baptised at St Leonard’s Stanridge on 7th August 1890 by his parents Kate Caroline and Robert Legg, a stonemason. Sydney had eight siblings, Violet (b.1880), Robert (b.1884), George (b.1885), twins blanche and Maud (b.1887), Emma (b.1892), Percy (b.1894) and Albert (b.1896).

Sydney, described as a 20 year old clerk, is listed as departing London for Brisbane, Australia on 28th January 1910 on the ship Oswestry Grange.